Health Care

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Massachusetts Health Exchange Successfully Launches, Officials Say

Massachusetts officials are reporting a successful weekend launch of the state’s revamped health insurance website.

11/17/2014

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Study: Massachusetts Kids Better Off Than Most In U.S.

The latest Kids Count report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation has found that children in Massachusetts are better off than almost anywhere else in the nation.

07/22/2014

Protesters demonstrated against the Hobby Lobby decision on Saturday in Seekonk. (WPRI-TV)

Protesters Outside Seekonk, Mass. Hobby Lobby Store Call For Boycott

Protesters from southern New England have rallied outside Hobby Lobby Inc. store in Seekonk to protest a U.S. Supreme Court decision that organizers say reduces access to reproductive health services and birth control.

07/12/2014

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Massachusetts To Cover Gender Identity Treatment

The Patrick administration is seeking to extend health care coverage for medically necessary treatment for gender identity or gender dysphoria including hormone therapy and gender-reassignment surgery.

06/20/2014

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Health Care Costs In Retirement

The #1 worry for most retirees is not having enough money to cover all of the health care costs in retirement.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/20/2014

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Fix For Mass. Health Exchange Website Will Cost More Than $120 Million

Massachusetts officials estimate their plan for replacing the state’s failed health exchange website will cost more than $120 million, but hope that most of the money will come from the federal government.

05/08/2014

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Brigham And Women’s Medical Scribes Help Doctors Focus On Patient Care

Have you ever gone to see your doctor but instead of talking face-to-face, her back is to you as she types away on a computer screen?

05/05/2014

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Mass. Announces Strategy For Health Website Fix

Massachusetts has unveiled a plan to fix problems with its health insurance website that have dramatically slowed the state’s transition to the federal Affordable Care Act.

05/05/2014

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GOP White House Hopefuls Batter Obama On Health Care At NH Gathering

President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is coming under renewed attack as some of the nation’s leading conservatives gather for a New Hampshire summit thick with presidential implications.

04/12/2014

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Mass. Looks To Technology From Other States As Option For Health Connector Web Solution

Bay State officials are considering leasing technology from states whose health care websites are working.

03/07/2014

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